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Opening remarks

 Dear Reader!

We would like to present to you a new issue of our Electronic Journal.

This issue is dedicated to The Annual scientific conference of the Department of Philosophy and Methodology of Economics of the Faculty of Economics of Lomonosov Moscow State University “Philosophy and methodology of economics: subject framework and the directions of development”, which took place on December 3, 2015.

 On the one hand, the Conference the continuation of a series of scientific activities at the Faculty of Economics on topical and methodological problems of modern economics and interdisciplinary interaction. On the other hand, the conference represents a new phase of theoretical and methodological understanding of the complex problems of economic theory and practice, a milestone in the creation of a new concept of economic knowledge.

The issue contains the most interesting and discussion articles, which were made by participants of the conference. On the pages of this issue is solved the problem of the definition of the subject and method of economics in different thinkers, including the role of the model of man as the conceptual basis of the theoretical approach, is shown the Evolution in Criteria of Truth of Economic Knowledge, is presented the interaction of economics and other sciences. In addition, the issue contains a study on the retirement system and the role of public-private partnership in the development of innovation in higher educational institutions of Russia.

We continue the tradition of publication of translations of famous foreign researcher’s works and we offer to your attention an institutional economist D.V.Bromli article "Property Rights: Locke, Kant, Peirce and the Logic of Volitional Pragmatism". We are grateful to the publishing house Elgar, UK (Elgar, UK) for giving us the right to publish the translation of the article, and we are grateful to I. Pominova for the translation.

This issue also contains an article on the problematic issues in the Sixth edition of the balance of payments and international investment position manual”, which is mostly for informational purposes and will be useful for teachers of macroeconomics, international economics, international statistics accounting.

We are glad to cooperate and looking forward to your publications and feedback about the articles published in this issue.



The President of the Faculty of Economics

Lomonosov Moscow State University

Professor Vasiliy Kolesov


Deputy chief editor,

Head of the Department of Philosophy and Methodology

of economics of the Faculty of Economics

Lomonosov Moscow State University

Professor Leonid Tutov